Foundations of Mac OS X Leopard Security

Foundations of Mac OS X Leopard Security

by Roderick Smith, William Barker, Charles Edge
     
 

A common misconception in the Mac community is that the Mac is more secure than other operating systems. While this might be true in many cases, the fact that people actually use the computers is often not considered in this analysis. When sharing is enabled or remote control applications are installed, then a variety of security threats are established. This book

Overview

A common misconception in the Mac community is that the Mac is more secure than other operating systems. While this might be true in many cases, the fact that people actually use the computers is often not considered in this analysis. When sharing is enabled or remote control applications are installed, then a variety of security threats are established. This book enables users of the Mac to enable services while not sacrificing the security of their systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781590599891
Publisher:
Apress
Publication date:
04/29/2008
Series:
Books for Professionals by Professionals Series
Edition description:
2008
Pages:
488
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Cheridan Smith has been involved in Web development and design since 1997, when she began working on a research team for the "Y2K" millennium bug. It was here thatshe learnt about the Internet and promptly fell in love with the medium. In her career, she has been responsible for websites in the early 2000s, such as Weight Watchers Australia and Quicken.com.au, and worked as creative services manager of Yahoo! in Australia with clients such as Toyota, 20th Century Fox and Ford. Sheworks as a senior interactive project manager for an Australian advertising agency.

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